Liverpool's Season So Far: A Start of Two Extremes

Liverpool's Season So Far: A Start of Two Extremes

In his first press conference as Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp had said that the club should be competing for titles within a few years – may be four. While his first season did not bring any joy in the league, it did bring two cup finals for the Reds, albeit they lost both of them. Last season, there were no cup finals, but Liverpool were second in the league around Christmas and there was hope of a title run at …
Aurier's League Debut Perfectly Summarizes his Enigmatic Situation

Aurier's League Debut Perfectly Summarizes his Enigmatic Situation

Arguably the most controversial deal of the summer took Paris Saint-Germain’s Serge Aurier to Tottenham Hotspur, with questions surrounding the player, the price, and Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino. The fact one of Europe’s best right-backs was replaced by Dani Alves and allowed to leave PSG for £23 million is skeptical to say the least. It was Aurier’s disciplinary problems that highlighted Unai Emery’s decision to sell the Ivorian, after he was arrested for driving under the influence, suspended for homophobic …
Great Deal - West Brom Sign Grzegorz Krychowiak on Loan

Great Deal - West Brom Sign Grzegorz Krychowiak on Loan

When club names such as West Brom and Paris Saint Germain or Swansea and Bayern Munich are taken together in a sentence, it is generally expected that the bigger European teams from the continent must have fancied a player from these lower-half Premier League teams. This transfer window, we saw something else. We saw both West Brom and Swansea sign PSG and Bayern players (respectively), albeit on loan deals. One day before the transfer frenzy in England reached its crescendo, …
Is signing Serge Aurier a risk worth taking for Tottenham?

Is signing Serge Aurier a risk worth taking for Tottenham?

Tottenham are edging closer to completing the transfer of Serge Aurier from PSG, according to the Evening Standard. The right-back has found himself surplus to requirements after the signing of Dani Alves and it looks like he is set to finally leave the Ligue 1 club for North London. He has been linked with a move to the Premier League on numerous occasions, but for one reason or another, it hasn't happened. Spurs needed to sign a right-back after the …
Arsenal vs PSG - Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal vs PSG - Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

It is approaching crunch time in Group A as PSG are the visitors to the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal are joint top of the group alongside the French club with ten points and the winners on Wednesday night will finish top of the group. It is a great opportunity for the Gunners, who have struggled to get past the round of 16 due to difficult draws. If they finish top of the group, they will have a good chance of avoiding …
Where next for Wayne Rooney?

Where next for Wayne Rooney?

Mercifully, the international break is now over. That period without meaningful football seems like an eternity, but for one big name, the return to club football could see him staring at a period on the side-lines. Wayne Rooney, once considered the golden child of English football and captain of club and country is now facing the reality of now no longer being considered an automatic choice for both. Although Manchester United started the season with three Premier League wins, their performances …
Early contenders for the 2016-17 Golden Boot

Early contenders for the 2016-17 Golden Boot

The latest Premier League season is well and truly up and running now and after five league games, there have already been a number of players who have stood out from the crowd. Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino have been outstanding for Liverpool, whilst Kelechi Iheanacho and Marcus Rashford have continued to make a name for themselves as two of the best academy graduates in England. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made an impressive start to life at Manchester United and Romelu …
Part one: What the summer has shown for the PL's top clubs

Part one: What the summer has shown for the PL's top clubs

Most fans don't look too much into the importance of the pre-season campaign but for many youth players it is one of the most important stages of the season. It's a chance to showcase their skills, put a marker down for a place in the Premier League squad and an opportunity to play alongside senior players in a competitive match. However, the pre-season period can also be very important for new signings. Some of this summer's top transfers will be …
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